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The Monitoring Association welcomes three new U.S.-based PSAP/Emergency Communication Centers to their ASAP-to-PSAP service

The Monitoring Association (TMA) welcomed three new U.S.-based PSAP/Emergency Communication Centers (ECC) to its ASAP-to-PSAP service in early May.
The City of Bloomington, MN; Dakota County, MN; and Rice-Steele Counties, MN respectively became the 105th, 106th, and 107th Emergency Communications Centers in the United States and the 3rd, 4th and 5th agencies in the state of Minnesota to implement the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP-to-PSAP).
Public-private partnership
The City of Bloomington went live on Tuesday, May 3, 2022; Dakota County went live on Wednesday, May 4, 2022; and Rice-Steele Counties went live on Thursday, May 5, 2022.
TMA’s ASAP service is designed to increase the accuracy and efficiency of calls for service
Launched in 2011 as a public-private partnership, TMA’s ASAP service is designed to increase the accuracy and efficiency of calls for service from alarm companies to Emergency Communication Centers (ECCs). “TMA’s…